Have you noticed browseAndPlay Search extension in your browser? Maybe you’ve surprised by the increased amount of ads and nasty redirects? It’s appeared not for nothing. You’ve recently been infected with browser hijacker browseAndPlay Search. Don’t get very upset, there is an easy way to remove it.
So firstly let’s figure out why browseAndPlay Search extension is dangerous. As we already mentioned it fills your browser page with a huge amount of ads that may even look like legitimate ones, but we highly recommend you to avoid any clicks on such pop-ups and banners. browseAndPlay Search extension is paying attention to your personal details and preferences via browser history, emails, bookmarks and so on. The most dangerous part – we’ve noticed that it collects banking information and that gives hackers a direct line to your money.
It’s always critical to check what you are going to obtain before you start the installation. Use only proven and respectful sites to download utilities and add malware scanner to be absolutely calm about all appearing on the PC items. It’s easy to block browseAndPlay Search adware and stop annoying pop-ups if you have cleaning utility on the computer.
That’s why the best removal of browseAndPlay Search extension is an automatic one, that will help you to scan your system and remove all possible traces of browseAndPlay Search virus. We recommend to remove it now until it’s too late to your vulnerable system.
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Right after you download GridinSoft Anti-malware install it on your computer.
After GridinSoft Anti-Malware installation is completed, please run it and choose the type of scan. We highly recommend you to use the “Full Scan” for the first time especially if your PC infected already. This will allow to remove all potential threats from your computer. And if you want to keep your computer clean it well enough to use the “Quick Scan” every day after you remove the virus. Also, you can use shedule scan to scan your computer when you don’t use your computer.
Run the Scan Process. It may take some time, so you can relax and do your favorite things (watch film, read a book, read some news, etc.). GridinSoft Anti-Malware let you know then he finish the scan process.
Click on the “Fix now” button below the scan results list. Also, you can choose what exactly you can do with the detected like move to quarantine, or delete forever. Also you can ignore the file, but you must be 100% sure about the safety of this file! Many different viruses mask as a popular program to trick the user, so do this with extreme caution.
After the removal process completes, you will be advised to reboot your computer, but we recommend you to go to the Step 4 and after that restart your PC to check if there any thread remain on your computer.
Shut down all your browsers. Open the “Tools” tab in GridinSoft Anti-Malware menu and choose Reset Browser Settings tool.
Select the browser what was infected with a virus and click on the “Reset” button:
Now your system is clean! If you have any question, you can always ask GridinSoft Support Team for help here). But before you go we advise you to do one more thing to be sure that any malware or adware won’t buther you in the future.
How to prevent your PC from being infected again with the browseAndPlay Search virus
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being infected with malware ahead of time. This feature called “On-Run Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” tab and press “Start” button as demonstrated below:
The useful and interesting function may allow people to prevent install of malicious software, stop the malicious process and protect you from dangerous scripts what can be running on your computer. It means, when you will try to install some suspicious file, On-Run Protection will block this installation attempt ahead of time. NOTE! If users want to allow the dangerous program to be installed, they may choose “Ignore always” button and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk). In case, if you want to terminate the malicious program, you must select “Block always“.